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Welcome to Jan's Blog! Waterville Valley Realty's marketing director, Jan Stearns, has been living in and loving New Hampshire her whole life. Click on Jan's Blog every day for news about Waterville Valley Resort people, activities, events, and real estate opportunities. Email Jan with your comments at or call her at 603-236-3333.

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Book Sale

Columbus Day weekend is always a flurry of activity in Waterville Valley. This year will be no different. Brilliant fall foliage will be complemented by free outdoor concerts, merchant tent sales, ski and snowboard swap, 5K road race, 1.6K family … Continue reading


It is Firewood Season

Shameless plug! This is my annual reminder that if you need firewood for this winter, contact my husband, Harry Stearns.  Harry specializes in small deliveries of one-quarter to one cord of firewood.  He delivers AND stacks the wood so you … Continue reading


Resort Insider: Sept. 27-Oct. 14

This weekend’s weather forecast is outstanding. Waterville Valley’s mountains are beckoning. This weekend is the annual Chili Challenge & Brews, Rally in the Valley all-vehicle show, and an exciting new event – the Waterville Valley Mountain Race. Golf, tennis, bike … Continue reading


Resort Insider: Sept. 20-Oct. 8

The latest issue of the Resort Insider is hot off the cyber press. Click the link below to download a copy and find out the scoop on everything that’s happening in Waterville Valley for the next couple of weeks. >> … Continue reading


There is a Scientific Reason You’ll ‘Fall’ in Love with Waterville

Well, this explains it.  There is a scientific reason why I love fall (and more specifically why I love fall in Waterville Valley). A while back, freelance writer and friend, Alyssa Walker, told me that she was researching temporal landmarks, … Continue reading


Osceola Library Gets a Facelift

The town of Waterville Valley’s historic Osceola Library recently got a facelift thanks to Stachecki Builders, who did the carpentry work, and my husband, Harry Stearns, who did the painting.  The library was once the town’s one-room schoolhouse. Built in … Continue reading


Waterville Valley is Hiring Leaf Painters

I saw the following HELP WANTED ad on Waterville Valley Resort’s Facebook page and clicked through for all the details because I thought, hey, this is the perfect job for me!  Who wants to join me?!  >> Waterville Valley Resort … Continue reading


Master Plan Community Meeting

The Waterville Valley Planning Board is hosting a facilitated discussion about the future of our community on Saturday, September 21, at 6 p.m. at the Waterville Valley Recreation Department Multipurpose Room. Questions to ponder: What makes this a special place to live? What … Continue reading


Home Hazardous Waste Collection

The date has been set for the 2019 home hazardous waste collection: Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Plymouth Recycling Center located at 56 Beech Hill Road in Plymouth.  This event is free for Waterville Valley property owners.  … Continue reading


Resort Insider: Sept. 13-Oct. 4

Get the scoop on what’s happening in Waterville Valley by downloading the latest issue of the Resort Insider activities calendar.  If you’d like to have the Resort Insider delivered to your email inbox every Thursday, drop me an email at … Continue reading


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